Intellectual Virtue Scale

Intellectual virtues dispose their bearers to seek knowledge, gather and process information in an open-minded and conscientious way, and adjust their beliefs diligently.  Research on intellectual virtues has so far mainly been conducted in philosophy, which has led to an emphasis on conceptual and theoretical matters. Boudewijn de Bruin and I have developed to our knowledge the first … Continue reading Intellectual Virtue Scale

Twelve Stars

The twelve stars in Europe’s flag symbolize Europe’s unity in diversity. The Twelve Stars project starts a debate between citizens and practical philosophers from all over Europe to discuss proposals for the future of the European Union. More than two dozen philosophers present their proposals. We invited you to challenge them: ask questions, criticise and discuss – in … Continue reading Twelve Stars

British Academy Future of the Corporation Research Conference “Social Purpose and Culture of Corporations”

This interdisciplinary conference brought together leading academics working on issues related to the future of the social purpose and culture of corporations. We will address: Conceptions of culture and purpose and how they relate to one anotherNormative foundations of corporate culture and purposeMethods and tools for measuring culture and purposeWays of shaping culture and purposeThe … Continue reading British Academy Future of the Corporation Research Conference “Social Purpose and Culture of Corporations”

Workshop on Normative and Conceptual Issues in the Economy

This workshop brought together philosophers, economists, historians of ideas, and political scientists to discuss normative and conceptual issues in the economy. A principal aim of the workshop is to establish a dialogue between scholars from different perspectives. The last few years have seen an exciting uptick in normative and conceptual investigations of economic phenomena such … Continue reading Workshop on Normative and Conceptual Issues in the Economy

Finance and Social Justice Conference

The Finance and Social Justice conference at the University of Bayreuth discussed questions at the intersection of finance and social justice. The conference brought together academics from philosophy, economics, and related disciplines such as sociology, law, and economic history who work on finance and social justice. The aim of the conference was to establish a … Continue reading Finance and Social Justice Conference